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Why I think Obama lost last night

I think President Obama lost the debate last night, not because he screwed up, but because the whole debate was so damn boring. I'm an Obama fan, and I turned it off at 9:37 to go read a book, which turned out to be a better use of my time.

Political journalists will go on and on today about the debate, but remember, they had to watch the whole thing, and got paid to do that and also to yak about it. I think that skews their judgment -- they lacked the reasonable option the rest of us had, of just turning it off. 


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Guantanamo captive criticizes LeBron James in classified document

The Miami Herald reports that last June, an Afghan prisoner at Guantanamo Bay sent a note to his lawyer stating that, "LeBron James is very bad man. He shuld [sic] apologise to the city of Cleveland." Under Gitmo rules, this assertion by Muhammed Rahim was classified for two months.